Authors

 with first letter V

Pavlina Valavanidou

Pavlina Valavanidou was born in 1961 in Athens, Greece. After graduating from school she spent her working life as a bank employee. She has recently retired from the bank and has turned her hand to writing. She is a mother of two sons. Pavlina enjoys walking, swimming and reading. Pavlina still lives in Greece. 

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Angela Valentine

After leaving school at age16, August 1952, Angela Valentine worked as an agricultural apprentice. After three years, she passed her test and entered the Agricultural College in Regensburg. After graduating Angela spent three years in Finland, England and Ireland. When she returned, she went to Business college and ended up working for the German Railways in Basel. She later went on to London to work for the German airline, Lufthansa for ten years. She married a New Zealander and had two children, Sarah and Peter. Once Angela's children had ... 

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AG Venera

AG Venera was born in a small town in Bulgaria in 1958. She permanently moved to the States in 1997 and lives in Phoenix, Arizona. She is currently a realtor and author, having written numerous self-help publications and inspirational quotes, with three books already published. She has a BS in Chemistry and her hobbies include music, reading, dancing, thinking and observing.

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Pamarty Venkataramana

Pamarty Venkataramana, an eminent jurist, poet, and thinker of the 21st century, has received the honour of being named the ‘Prophet of New Age Literature’. ‘The Whispering Star’ is the first book of short stories he has published. His books of spiritual poetry - ‘In A Blink’, ’Chasing A Shadow’ and ‘A Master’s Piece’ - have been widely appreciated and run into many reprints.

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Ruchir Verma

Ruchir Verma was born in India and after living there until his graduate studies, he worked in various countries in Asia and Europe before settling down in London. He currently lives in Zurich, Switzerland with his family. Ruchir has an engineering degree, an MBA, and LLM in Corporate Finance Law and has a keen interest in philosophy.  

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Alex J. Vidal

As the eldest son, Alex J. Vidal was duty bound to help with his father’s grocery after school. While he was a junior shopkeeper, Vidal had the opportunity to acquire practical experience in shop management, albeit at a rudimentary level. Since leaving school, Vidal has been exposed to a wide range of management responsibilities. Not having the opportunity for a formal university education, Vidal was determined to obtain a recognised qualification by part-time study. In 1974, he qualified as a Chartered Secretary in the UK. In September ... 

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Florence Vilen

Florence Vilen was born and still resides in Stockholm, Sweden. She is a third-generation female university graduate in her family. Along with reading and writing, Florence is interested in the humanities, botany, gemmology, languages and gardening. Her favourite styles of writing are belles-lettres and haiku, especially in Swedish.  

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Ivica Vlahovic

ABOUT THE AUTHOR MIROSLAV KRLEŽA Miroslav Krleža, is the most prominent figure in modern Croatian literature. He was born in 1893 in Zagreb, then the part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire. He enrolled at the Austro-Hungarian military academy in Budapest. Having been inspired with the ideas of unification of southern Slavs, he was demoted and sent to the Galician trenches as a common soldier in WW l. The trench warfare haunted him and left deep scars evident in his work. A man of rugged, powerful intellect and extensive knowledge. ABOUT ... 

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Vacy Vlazna (ed.)

Samah Sabawi is a Palestinian-Canadian-Australian writer, commentator and playwright. Her writings have been published in various media outlets and her poetry has been featured in several magazines and books. Samah is a policy advisor to the Palestinian policy network, AlShabaka, and a former public advocate for Australians for Palestine. Her roots in war torn besieged Gaza has shaped her identity and humanity. Dr Ramzy Baroud was born in a refugee camp in Gaza. His first line of creative writing was the opening of a poem in Arabic, ... 

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Peter Voice

About the author: Peter Voice attended Forest Boys’ School in Horsham, West Sussex. He studied French and Economics at Kingston Polytechnic, including an academic year at the University of Rennes, Brittany. He subsequently worked for the Civil Service in London, and also lived and worked in Brussels for several years. More recently, he spent over 15 years as a tour manager, accompanying groups of American students and adults on cultural trips in the UK and continental Europe. About the illustrator: Christian Gastaldello studied graphic ... 

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